Are you an innovative Landscape Architect with experience of delivering exceptional Landscape projects? Groundwork London is looking for you to join our award winning Landscape Design Service and help lead our service to the next level through developing and implementing exciting and challenging landscape, green infrastructure and public realm projects.

About you

You will be a Chartered Landscape Architect with a passion for sustainability and the environment, with a desire to create landscapes that contribute to a greener future with a particular interest in SuDS and green/blue infrastructure.

You will have a strong track record of delivering successful projects and programmes, focussing on creative design, and have excellent planning and contract management skills.

In addition to your extensive technical skills, you will be an excellent project manager and communicator, able to develop strong relationships with your colleagues, motivate and manage a team and develop the practice culture.

You will also champion the strategic development and growth of the service using your extensive technical, communication and creative skills. In this Client-facing role, you will be able to build productive and sustaining relationships with clients, partners and the wider Groundwork team.

You will work alongside our Principal Landscape Architect to plan, design and manage a portfolio of landscape improvement projects, overseeing the high quality design service to meet the needs of clients, end-users and the wider community.

About us
Our multidisciplinary Landscape Design Service has been creating better places in London for over 20 years – focused on engaging communities and stakeholders in co-creation. The team’s expertise is across a broad range of landscape design, regeneration and environmental disciplines, with a specialism in green blue infrastructure, SuDS and climate adaptive design, parks & residential open spaces, play and active spaces and urban biodiversity.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Groundwork is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and our expectations go beyond purely complying with legislation. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and who we choose to be.

We would be willing to consider a variety of different working practices such as hybrid working, depending on your capability and location, however as all good design teams are formed by collaborative working, we encourage studio attendance.

We offer

  • Excellent employee Health Care Cash Plan
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • LI Professional Fees Paid
  • Flexible working and time off in lieu (TOIL)
  • 25 days holiday (full time)
  • Competitive salary
  • A professional development plan for personal goals and career development
  • An employer conscious of your work /family/social life balance

If you are dynamic and creative, and passionate about changing the landscape for our local communities with a focus on climate change adaptation, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your CV, along with no more than three examples from your portfolio and a personal statement (maximum two sides A4) setting out your experience and skills quoting reference: 1173/ALA to, or click on the button below to apply!

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